HTC Rezound against the world: spec comparison

Verizon's HTC Rezound spec sheet has arrived and it's truly a beast: 4.3-inch 720p LCD display, a 1.5GHz dual-core processor and support for Verizon's blazing fast 4G LTE network. But that's only part of the picture - the Rezound redefines high-definition audio...
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90 Comments

38. daniyo

Posts: 46; Member since: Aug 07, 2011

haha are u kidding?

39. karlmalone1

Posts: 7; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

i think you're confused

41. karlmalone1

Posts: 7; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

Cwebb i had the photon before my epic touch, and the epic touch is by far a superior phone, MUCH quicker, better display albeit at a lower resolution...and did i say MUCH quicker? The exynos is a powerhouse. And whoever says a nexus s is better than a sgs2 must have been dropped on their head a lot as a child.

49. Cwebb

Posts: 501; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

A SGS2 won't be better if it doesn't get ICS, and especially with Samsung's track record, I won't expect it to get it soon if ever (Yes, Samsung lies)

69. threeline

Posts: 313; Member since: Sep 11, 2011

Cwebb, I agree about Sammy not updating and it will be a long time before they do upgrade if ever, but I don't agree with the Evo3d and Photon being better. Please educate me as to why as I have never owned either. I have the Epic GSI.

56. darkkjedii

Posts: 31092; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

No way n hell those phones r fags

15. karlmalone1

Posts: 7; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

bucky that seems pretty silly to take the sgs2 over the galaxy nexus

19. bucky

Posts: 3785; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

why is that? the nexus has a better screen resolution and thats it. no sd card, camera is not as good, front facing camera is not as good, battery is about the same, its HUGE, processor isnt as fast as exynos, and gpu is older and slower. The sgs2 has a huge backing on xda. the updates will be no problem.

37. bolaG

Posts: 468; Member since: Aug 15, 2011

I agreed with you up to the part that you said "gpu is older..."

59. bucky

Posts: 3785; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

Less powerfull better?

71. bolaG

Posts: 468; Member since: Aug 15, 2011

yeah :P

16. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Thank the Good Lord they did not out one of my Windows Phones in a spec sheet with these beasts. It would have been eaten alive on paper. :-D First of all, I think the worries on battery life is legit. HTC has been weak on this even compared to others in this day and age of bad battery life. But, I would not let that bother me in buying it. I still kinda like the Motorola Droid RAZR best of this bunch. Really like how they have stepped up their screen presentations and their use of their OMAP processors have really been optimized. Their overlays are really good UI's these days since they dumped the Motoblur and improved the experience. Like the idea of the Nexus. Not sure it will actually perform better once ICS comes to these.

36. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Eaten alive? Because they don't have dual cores? Don't be silly boy. Windows is damn smooth without fancy dual cores, and andro laggy even with them. Yeah boy, you take a look only at spec sheet without taking into consideration a real life performance. Keep living in this marketing world.

53. EclipseGSX

Posts: 1777; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Have you even used a dual-core phone with android? When i had the EVO 3D is was smooth as butter

65. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

platform smoothness is one thing app performance is another. after using my Droid 3 looking at iPhone 4s and Windows Phones feel slow at doing things in comparison

68. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Yeah, as soon as I wrote that, smiley face and all, I knew someone would jump on me. Hoping actually, as I would take a WP any day of the week. Please do notice I said "on paper". I love WP real life performance. However these are bad-tushie freaking phones!! I am not anti-Android by any means, and I am pumped by these things. How can you NOT be? Great Androids mean WP needs to work harder to keep up.... Better devices for me!! "insert excited evil laugh here"

17. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

wow.. the rezound is the weakest phone up there... well.. other than that 800mhz iphone crap. mmmaybe HTC shouldnt be comparing itself to other top end phones? lolol

26. Cwebb

Posts: 501; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Um hello? The Rezound's PPI and processor even one-up ths SGN. The Razr may been thinner, but HTC's designs are on par with Apple, and way ahead of Sammy. The only thing that scares me is the battery, but you will be able to buy a bigger one/another one. It confuses me why HTC didn't give its most power intensive phone a massive battery

31. bucky

Posts: 3785; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

the processor and gpu is pure crap.

33. Cwebb

Posts: 501; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Whose? A 1.5 dual-core snapdragon will do more than good enough for any phone created to this day

35. bucky

Posts: 3785; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

Add htc sense on and watch mirco stutters. its ok at best but you were comparing it to the exynos. In that case, yes, its crap.

43. KParks23

Posts: 725; Member since: Oct 13, 2010

the 1.5 DC snapdragon is quite fast in this device it will pull up to around 2700 in quadrant all day.thats pretty fast and who would want a cheep flimsy plastic phone from samsung.. stop riding sammy so hard or u might throw ur back out! sense is the best that u can get other than stock

62. bucky

Posts: 3785; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

The old sense was amazing. The new sense is too much flash over speed

51. Cwebb

Posts: 501; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

My Evo 3d can handle Sense 3 without and hangups or anything, with a 1.2 Snapdragon, and this has a even faster processor and Sense 3.5

61. bucky

Posts: 3785; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

Your evo 3d cant because I have seen it lag with my own eyes. Faster than the sensation though, ill give you that but the s3 chips are not that great.

64. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

the processor is actually the worst out of the bunch.

72. sgogeta4

Posts: 394; Member since: Feb 02, 2011

Yep, it is the slowest when compared to OMAP and Exynos. But in real life if you were to compare them between a stock ICS, you probably wouldn't notice too much difference. The biggest slowdown is the UI that overlays the ROM. Sense is a big hog on resources and given it's the slowest CPU in pure number crunching, you'll definitely notice the difference if that same phone ran on either of the other CPUs.

77. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

it's more than just lag in navigating the platform. there's the matter of browser, flash, video playback & game performance. all have noticeable differences. even Phone Arena frowns on the performance of S3 using phones that are hyped up to be truly high-end now a days. there's games that are coming out that want to push the extents of a phones capability and that's set by the most powerful of them all which are the iPhone 4S and the Galaxy S II. crappy SoCs like the S3 will struggle with titles like these.

18. jackhammeR

Posts: 1548; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Still...I would like to have RAZR...that's innovation and beauty. And probably will have better camera than HTC...that's sth normal. 720p is not a big difefrence compared to 960x540. But the thickness will be a deal breaker. And battery in HTC...+ android...+ LTE...phone dead before lunch?

55. Owlet

Posts: 450; Member since: Feb 21, 2011

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And HTC def has a better camera.
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